Events

Apr 15

From office desk to portable office: join us for this practical session on working away from your desk with the help of two valuable tools: Jabber and Office365.
In this session, you will gain tips on how to use Jabber to take office calls from anywhere, as well as the recommended Office365 apps to use on your laptop and mobile device. You will also have the chance to see demos and examples, and get help from colleagues to begin using these tools.
Please join us for this #MondayMotivation series session!

Apr 11

This second session in the ‘Cooperative Excellence’ meeting cycle focuses on the theme of ‘Nobody’s fault: – How internal organization, workflows, and roles can lead to workplace conflict’.

The session will begin with the saynète “Portes Closes” by the UN Theatre Group, followed by insights from practitioners and the chance to openly discuss situations where you have encountered workplace conflict that turned out to be nobody’s fault, and share lessons learned. 

Join us in a space where we can constructively approach conflict situations, and work together on solutions.

Apr 05

Join us to learn how to collectively play the gamelan, a traditional musical ensemble instrument from Bali and Java in Indonesia. This instrument has a team dimension: a song
on the gamelan can only be realized when those playing listen to each other and work together.
This event is held by the Knowledge & Learning Commons, in collaboration with Permanent Mission of the Republic of Indonesia, the Haute école de musique de Genève,
the University of Geneva and “Un,Deux,Trois, Musiques...” school.

Apr 05

Join us to learn how to collectively play the gamelan, a traditional musical ensemble instrument from Bali and Java in Indonesia. This instrument has a team dimension: a song
on the gamelan can only be realized when those playing listen to each other and work together.
This event is held by the Knowledge & Learning Commons, in collaboration with Permanent Mission of the Republic of Indonesia, the Haute école de musique de Genève,
the University of Geneva and “Un,Deux,Trois, Musiques...” school.

Mar 28

Please join us for a half-day of innovation training on Design Thinking! Design Thinking is a human-centered approach to innovating and creative problem-solving, providing a structured methodology to move from observation to idea, and idea to action. It enables solutions that are designed around future needs rather than historical data, and can be applied to promote innovation in all domains and disciplines. 

Mar 27

Please join us for a half-day of innovation training on Design Thinking! Design Thinking is a human-centered approach to innovating and creative problem-solving, providing a structured methodology to move from observation to idea, and idea to action. It enables solutions that are designed around future needs rather than historical data, and can be applied to promote innovation in all domains and disciplines. 

Mar 27

Do you ever have stage-fright when speaking in front of an audience? This interactive session shares insights and practical tips about how we can improve our public speaking skills. We will take a behind-the-scenes look at how a TEDx event is developed, and how to prepare and deliver a TEDx presentation effectively and with impact. Selected participants will also take the stage to present in front of the whole audience with feedback from our guest experts. 

Mar 20

Join us in happiness at the Commons!

Since 2013, the UN has celebrated the International Day of Happiness, recognising the importance of well-being and happiness in the lives of all.

Mar 07

The University of Geneva (UNIGE) and the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) invite you to the third session of the UNIGE – UNOG Conversations with Academia series.

Feb 28

The University of Geneva’s i2i Hub and the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) have the pleasure of inviting you to the second session of the UNIGE – UNOG Conversations with Academia.

In today’s changing environment International Organizations (IOs) are embracing innovation strategies. Geneva, the operational centre for many IOs, has become a hub for best practices in innovation and several organizations are implementing new structures, mirroring efforts of leading private companies and NGOs.

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